Amygdalae amarae aqua

Last modified on January 25th, 2019

Amygdalae amarae aqua signs and symptoms of the homeopathy medicine from the Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by J.H. Clarke. Find out for which conditions and symptoms Amygdalae amarae aqua is used

      Amygdalus communis. Bitter Almond. *N. O. Rosaceae. An ounce of alcohol is added to a pound of bitter almonds, then add six pounds of water and distill down to three pounds. (Hydrocyanic acid is formed by the action of water on the amygdaloides.).

Clinical

Asthma, Coma, Diphtheria. Epilepsy. Headache. Syncope. Tetanus. Urticaria.

Characteristics

The symptoms of *Amygdala are not very distinguishable from those of *Hydrocyanic acid, but these may be taken as indicating its use: An excessively brilliant appearance of the eyes without corresponding mental expression. Heaviness in forehead (also *Lauro.) Dullness of left half of the head (*Hydro.ac., right). Head drawn backward. Eyes drawn to left side. Burning heat in laryngopharyngeal region. Lancinating pains through tonsils (Farrington). Palate and fauces dark red. Swallowing impossible. Vomiting of undigested food and bile. Convulsive and at intervals very short respiration, with fear of suffocation. Jerking, hesitating speech: “What’s the mat-matter with me ?” Cough with soreness of chest extending down to stomach. Stitches under left nipple, going deep in, making exhalations more difficult. Opisthotonos. Snoring. Surface cold, clammy, pallid or blue. Urticaria.

Relations.

*Compare: The Prune and Pomeae of the Rosaceae, Laurocerasus, Hydr-ac., Opium (spasms, stertor, slow pulse, stupor), Stramonium, Tabacum, Antim tart., Lachesis, Naja (heart). *Antidoted by: Opium (convulsions), strong coffee, cold water poured over head.

About the author

John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke MD (1853 – November 24, 1931 was a prominent English classical homeopath. Dr. Clarke was a busy practitioner. As a physician he not only had his own clinic in Piccadilly, London, but he also was a consultant at the London Homeopathic Hospital and researched into new remedies — nosodes. For many years, he was the editor of The Homeopathic World. He wrote many books, his best known were Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica and Repertory of Materia Medica

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